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Upward Trajectory: Students try out skills at summer STEM camp

  Two-dozen elementary and middle school students this past week participated in a summer STEM camp in Brownsville offered by the UTRGV Center for Excellence...

Trip to Galveston ends tragically for Brownsville family

Both parents in one Brownsville family and the father and two children in another died in a head-on crash over the weekend on Highway...

Zoo returns owls to the wild after rehabilitation

Four barn owls and four great horned owls returned to the wild, thanks to the efforts of veterinary staff at the Gladys Porter Zoo. The...

Water polo anyone?

BROWNSVILLE — Perez Elementary School Principal Michael Moreno still swims laps regularly for physical fitness, but always with the sport of water polo securely...

‘Making Memories’: Los Fresnos High School graduation is Saturday

The Los Fresnos High School Class of 2019 assembled for a traditional panoramic group picture Wednesday morning, then fanned out on Graduate Day to...

Tough Decision

TOUGH DECISION BISD to propose closing schools   By GARY LONG Staff Writer   The Brownsville Independent School District has begun to confront a dilemma that has been lurking for...

BISD superintendent search continues

  By this time 90 days from now the Brownsville Independent School District will have a new superintendent of schools according to the timeline adopted...

NWS Weather Festival set for Saturday

The U.S National Weather Service will host a weather festival at its Brownsville office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday focused on flood...

Making the Grade: Pace principal named finalist for H-E-B honor

Pace Early College High School Principal Rose Longoria must be hoping the second time's a charm. Amid a sense of deja vu Wednesday morning Longoria...

BISD, Zendejas part ways

The Brownsville Independent School District and former Superintendent Esperanza Zendejas issued a joint statement early Wednesday formalizing her resignation as Superintendent of Schools and...